Walking Through Anxiety and Depression:
Encouragement for Christians
By Hope 103.2Tuesday 16 Apr 2019
Are you or a loved one walking through anxiety, depression, or both? Often, Christians struggle to face mental illness, as it somehow seems to be at odds with faith. But we are human, just as frail and prone to suffering as anyone else. Thankfully, God’s word, psychology and medicine, all offer great hope for those who are suffering. We hope the articles below bring encouragement.
Christians With Anxiety? It’s More Common Than You Think
Despite how common anxiety is, many Christians with anxiety struggle with an added layer of guilt or shame. But there’s no shame in seeking help, says theologian Paul Grimmond.
Down, Not Out: Being a Christian Living With Depression
Chris Cippoloni didn’t set out to be ‘that guy who wrote a book about depression and Christianty’. It began as a few scribbled thoughts as this pastor and teacher tried to make biblical sense of the condition that had led him to hospital. Read More
There is Hope for Christians Battling Anxiety: A Chat with Paul Grimmond
It wasn’t until he had some terrifying panic attacks, that Paul Grimmond realised he had anxiety. Now he’s keen to encourage others struggling in similar ways. Read More
When Depression and the Spiritual Realm Collide: Emma Mullings’ Story
Annoucer Emma Mullings confronts the issue of depression, and how you can slowly but surely beat the beast. Read More
Finding Hope in Anxiety & Depression: Pop Star Michelle Williams’ Devotions
Former Destiny’s Child pop star Michelle Williams has shared her faith by creating a new devotion series for the popular Bible app, YouVersion. Read More